Category Archives: Politics

You stupid bastards

The only thing sillier than predicting the future is the future itself. Now maybe that’s been said before, in fact it probably has, though perhaps slightly differently. I’ve probably read it and it’s been lodged in the ever shrinking subconscious … Continue reading

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Please vote against UKIP and the Tory bastards

Look, I know there’s nothing more tiresome than blogging a condescending plea, on top of being bombarded by all those fucking tweets begging you to vote, especially if you believe, and justifiably in some cases, that it won’t change much … Continue reading

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The revolution has been televised

And it’s the opposite of what Gil Scott-Heron prophesised, no individual empowerment going on here. Still, on a more humorous note, there’s a line in ‘The comeback’ by Alex Cameron in which he assumes the predicament of a washed up … Continue reading

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Donald Trump – an agent for Scottish independence

Making political predictions is a foolish endeavour for idiots, like me, see exhibits here, here and here for conclusive proof. Political presumptions are even more idiotic, dangerous even, as nobody viewed Trump as the threat he was. Indeed many scoffed, … Continue reading

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We blew it.

Leonard Cohen once prophesied ‘Democracy is coming, to the USA’. But despite its lyrical brilliance I highly doubt he would have pictured Donald Trump ever becoming America’s president when ‘Democracy’ was penned twenty-five years ago. I recognise there’s something macabre … Continue reading

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